Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development responds to COVID-19 threats

The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development has issued an update regarding the current impact of the coronavirus. No one at the Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (KCARD) is a public health... more »

New England apple growers face realities of COVID-19, other challenges

New England's fruit growers know what it is like to be vulnerable to the forces of nature. Whether it is a new pest from some distant part of the globe or a sudden hailstorm in... more »

We’re open and ready for business

Fruit Growers News assures its audience that, despite the unprecedented challenges presented by the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) impacting the specialty crops industry, our publications and company, Great American Media Services, are experiencing business... more »

Fresh fruits and vegetables: a long storage solution to limit waste

JMT US, LLC offers storage and shipping solutions to help the fruit and vegetable sectors enhance their sales while providing better end products to consumers. Faced with the unprecedented situation into which the COVID-19 has... more »

Colorado produce industry responds to COVID-19

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) and its grower members are very concerned about the impact COVID-19 is having on Coloradans' physical, economic and social health. "We join authorities in urging Coloradans to... more »

Farm Bureau highlights immediate challenges facing agriculture sector

American Farm Bureau released its first assessment March 18 of the impact on farmers and ranchers in the wake of the national mitigation efforts to combat COVID-19. In a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny... more »

American Cider Association issues update on industry impact from COVID-19

Michelle McGrath, executive director of the American Cider Association, issued the following statement and resource links regarding the impact on the industry of the coronavirus (COVID-19). "We are in unprecedented times. We know you are... more »

University of California Extension postpones water measurement, reporting courses

University of California Cooperative Extension UCCE is postponing the water measurement and reporting courses that were scheduled for April 14 until further notice due to coronavirus concerns. California water-rights holders are required by state law... more »

FDA issues temporary policy for receiving facilities, FSVP importers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued guidance March 17 to communicate FDA’s intention to temporarily not enforce supplier verification onsite audit requirements for receiving facilities and importers under the  FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in response to the... more »

Ag Workforce Coalition calls for action to keep H-2A, other visas in process

The steering committee of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) on March 18 called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to recognize all H-2A as well as any other non-immigrant visa petition involving an agricultural worker... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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